After Clem and Nick tell Shannon she can't go to a music festival on a school night, Shannon's long-absent mother, Jolene, comes back into her life and tries to undermine them. Also, Freddy attempts to help matters in an effort to get back in Clem's good graces before the wedding.
Episode Viewers and Ratings
Season 1 Episode 5 of Fam was watched by 6,050,000 viewers, resulting in a 1.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
A young woman's vision of a perfect life with her adoring new fiancé and his wonderful, upstanding parents is radically altered when her 16-year-old half sister, who is out of control, unexpectedly comes to live with her to escape their train wreck of a father. As the family Clem chose begins to blend with the family she worked so hard to leave behind, Clem reluctantly starts to realize that this newly formed hybrid clan may just be better than the perfection she has always been seeking.